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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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it was killing the ranch

As is usual in the ranch world, things went from bad to worse. The drought settled deeper, like a lamprey eel sucking at the region’s vitals. He had half-seen the scores of trucks emblazoned CPC—Consolidated Petroleum Company—speeding along the dusty road for the past year, and knew that they were …

—p.370 What Kind of Furniture Would Jesus Pick (355) missing author
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a strangling love tattooed on his heart

His allegiance to the place was not much of a secret, for even outsiders perceived his scalding passion for the ranch. His possessive gaze fell on the pale teeth of distant mountains, on the gullies and washes, the long draw shedding Indian scrapers and arrowheads. His feeling for the ranch was the…

—p.363 What Kind of Furniture Would Jesus Pick (355) missing author
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truculent

He stood in a truculent posture, legs apart

—p.361 What Kind of Furniture Would Jesus Pick (355) missing author
notable
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before they understood the realities of their lives

The bus had stopped now at a gas station in the first town on the way. It was the very station that she and Clark used to drive to, in their early days, to buy cheap gas. In those days, their world had included several towns in the surrounding countryside, and they had sometimes behaved like touris…

—p.325 Runaway (304) by Alice Munro
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he was of German and Italian extraction

After that, I could encounter Louise only by telephone. I told her that he'd had a record as long as your arm. "It's not enough!" she said. I called later to say that he was of German and Italian extraction. That proved equally unsatisfactory, and when I called to inform her that he hailed from Wis…

—p.303 Gallatin Canyon (291) missing author